Why we’re wrong about success

Good to Great was a book written to try and predict what made companies successful. Years later, half of those companies went bankrupt or were in trouble. Scientists have something they call the survivorship bias. It's describes the faulty thinking that comes from learning by only focusing on success instead of both successes and failures. Thus leading … Continue reading Why we’re wrong about success

ORIGINS OF ICE MAN: THE MAFIA’S INDEPENDENT CONTRACT KILLER

Richard Kuklinski, also known as Iceman was an independent hitman for the mafia. The Italian mafia only inducts Italians. Richard was Polish which is why he never actually joined the family. However he was still one of their most effective assets. Richard was born to parents Anna and Stanley. His father was so abusive, he … Continue reading ORIGINS OF ICE MAN: THE MAFIA’S INDEPENDENT CONTRACT KILLER

What separates rich countries from poor ones?

What separates rich countries from poor ones? No doubt everyone has a theory; Entrepreneurs, education, leadership and some even argue race plays a role. I am not here to discount any of those assumptions, although I find a theory based on race a bit problematic. But before we discuss what makes a great nation, we … Continue reading What separates rich countries from poor ones?